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Designing the seaside : architecture, society and nature

Author: Fred Gray
Publisher: London : Reaktion, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Designing the Seaside, Fred Gray provides a history of seaside architecture from the 18th century to the present day. He covers the formal and informal design processes involved in major buildings as well as ephemeral structures from piers and pavilions to resort parks and open spaces, to shops selling candy floss.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gray, Fred.
Designing the seaside.
London : Reaktion, 2006
(OCoLC)64098121
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Gray
ISBN: 9781861896377 1861896379
OCLC Number: 465014998
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Designing the Seaside Cover; Imprint page; Contents; Introduction; 1 Nature and Seaside Architecture; 2 Building the Seaside; 3 Representing the Edge; 4 The Seaside as Another Place; 5 Designing Resort Open Spaces; 6 Architecture for Sea and Beach; 7 FromBath House toWater Park; 8 Walking onWater; 9 Pavilions and Amusement Parks; 10 Sleeping by the Sea; References; Select bibliography; Acknowledgements; Photo acknowledgements; Index.
Responsibility: Fred Gray.

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